Trifacta scores $35 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

San Francisco-based Trifacta, a provider of data wrangling solutions, has secured $35 million in funding. The investors were Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners and Cathay Innovation.

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VC-backed StreamSets hires SVP of sales

By Iris Dorbian — 1 week ago

San Francisco-based StreamSets, a provider of data ingest technology, has named Tom Aliotti as its senior vice president of sales. Previously, Aliotti worked at Cask where he held sales leadership roles. StreamSets’ backers include Accel Partners, Battery Ventures, Ignition Partners and New Enterprise Associates.

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SnapLogic racks up $37.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

San Mateo, California-based big data platform SnapLogic has raised $37.5 million in funding. The investors included Microsoft, Silver Lake Waterman, Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners and Triangle Peak Partners.

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Safeguard Scientifics leads Series B round for Cask Data

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Palo Alto, California-based Cask Data Inc, an open source big data software company focused on developers, has secured $20 million in Series B funding. Safeguard Scientifics Inc led the round with participation from other investors that included Battery Ventures and Ignition Partners. PRESS RELEASE PALO ALTO, Calif. and RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — […]

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VC-backed PagerDuty acquires Event Enrichment HQ

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

PagerDuty has bought Seattle-based Event Enrichment HQ whose platform lets IT professionals reduce their downtime. No financial terms were disclosed. PagerDuty’s backers include Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures and Ignition Partners. PRESS RELEASE San Francisco – November 3, 2015 — PagerDuty, the leader in operations performance management, today announced that it has acquired […]

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VC-backed SnapLogic appoints Parker as CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

San Mateo, California-based SnapLogic, an enterprise integration platform as a service provider, has named Robert J. Parker as chief financial officer. Previously, Parker worked at NetApp, Sun Microsystems, MFS Datanet and Ford Aerospace. SnapLogic’s backers include Ignition Partners and Andreessen Horowitz.

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StreamSets grabs $12.5 mln Series A

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

San Francisco-based StreamSets Inc, a provider of data ingest technology for the next generation of big data applications, has raised $12.5 million in Series A funding. Battery Ventures and New Enterprise Associates led the round with participation from Accel Partners and Ignition Partners. In conjunction with the funding, Pete Sonsini of NEA and Dharmesh Thakker of Battery Ventures have been appointed to StreamSets’ company’s board of directors.

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Cloud startup Iron.io raises $8 mln

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

San Francisco-based Iron.io, a provider of cloud infrastructure services,  has raised an $8 million Series A round of funding. Baseline Ventures led the round and was joined by fellow existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Divergent Ventures, Ignition Partners and Cloud Capital Partners. The company previously raised $5.5 million in seed funding, including from individuals Jonathan Siegel, Matt Ocko, Jared Kopf and Lance White, among others.

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IBM purchases venture-backed StrongLoop

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

IBM announced on Thursday it has acquired San Mateo, Calif.-based StrongLoop, a provider of software to help developers connect enterprise applications to mobile, Internet of Things and Web applications in the cloud. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but StrongLoop had raised $9 million in funding, including an $8 million Series A round of funding from Shasta Ventures and Ignition Partners in September 2013.

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Cloud startup Aviatrix raises $10 mln from Formation 8, Ignition

By Alastair Goldfisher — 5 months ago

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Aviatrix, a provider of cloud networking services for the enterprise, has raised a $10 million Series A round of funding co-led by Formation 8 and Ignition Partners. The company prviously raised seed funding from Monta Vista Capital. As part of the latest round, Shirish Sathaye, general partner at Formation 8, and Nick Sturiale, managing partner at Ignition, have joined the board.

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BlueData scores $20 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Mountain View, California-based big data company BlueData has raised $20 million in Series C funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Amplify Partners, Atlantic Bridge and Ignition Partners. In addition to the funding, Intel’s Doug Fisher has been added to BlueData’s board of directors.

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Spoken announces $28.8 mln funding

By Alastair Goldfisher — 6 months ago

Spoken Communications, a Seattle-based provider of cloud infrastructure services for customer service call centers, announced it has raised $28.8 million in Series D funding. New investor Riverwood Capital led the round, which included participation from previous investor Ignition Partners. The company has now raised $54 million in total funding.

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Plum Creek adds to board

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Private landowner Plum Creek Timber Company has appointed Michelle J. Goldberg to its board of directors. Goldberg is a partner at the venture firm Ignition Partners.

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Apprenda snags $24 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Apprenda, a Platform as a Service solutions provider, has raised $24 million in funding. Safeguard Scientifics led the round with participation from New Enterprise Associates and Ignition Partners.

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Fuel Capital seeks to fill up with $35 mln second fund

By Alastair Goldfisher — 8 months ago

Early-stage investor Fuel Capital is seeking to raise $35 million for its second fund, according to a regulatory document. The San Francisco-based venture firm, which has ties to Ignition Partners, previously raised $25.5 million for its first fund, which closed in 2013, according to Thomson Reuters.

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VC-backed PagerDuty hires engineering VP

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

PagerDuty, a San Francisco-based provider of operations performance management solutions, has appointed Tim Armandpour as vice president of engineering. Previously, Armandpour worked at YapStone where he served as senior vice president of engineering and product. PagerDuty’s backers include Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures and Ignition Partners.

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Coho Data rallies $30 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Palo Alto, California-based Coho Data, a web-scale storage provider for companies, has raised $30 million in Series C funding. March Capital Partners led the round with participation from Hewlett Packard Ventures, Intel Capital, Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Partners.

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